Fluor Faces FCA Suit Over Afghan Logistics Contract
Law360 (October 5, 2018, 9:04 PM EDT) -- A former Fluor Corp.employee has claimed the company, while acting as a logistics contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense in Afghanistan, violated the False Claims Act by improperly cataloging $100 million worth of property and failing to notify the government when the property was lost or stolen.
Relator David Payne’s qui tam complaint was unsealed Thursday on the order of U.S. District Court Judge Timothy M. Cain after the federal government declined to intervene in the suit. Payne claims that through his work in Fluor’s security department in Afghanistan he discovered flaws in the company’s government-property management system that “resulted...
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